Visiting Hours

NHCC continues to monitor the spread of the COVID-19 virus to make the best decisions for the safety and well being of our patients and staff.

Effective December 24, 2021, NUMC visitation is as follows:

  • General visitation is suspended
  • There are special circumstances where visitation will be allowed:
    • Inpatient locations
      • Visitors are not permitted at this time except for end of life care or on a case by case basis
      • Two visitors per pediatric patient are allowed in the pediatric units, limited to parents, guardians, or family care partners only
      • Two visitors per patient are allowed in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, limited to parents or support persons only
      • Two visitors are permitted for obstetric patients, limited to partners and grandparents only
    • Emergency Department
      • Adult patients are not permitted visitors; exceptions will be evaluated on a case by case basis
      • Pediatric patients may have two visitors, limited to parent or caregiver only
    • Ambulatory and Outpatient Locations
      • VISITORS are suspended

Additionally, all visitors must adhere to the following practices:

  • All visitors are to enter through Carman Avenue entrance and subject to screenings.  NHCC has the right to refuse individual visitors based upon screening results as the health and safety of our patients and care is our priority.
  • Visitors must wear face coverings at all times and/or other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as instructed by NUMC staff.  Visitors who fail to wear a mask and other PPE as required will be asked to leave the facility.
  • Visitors must remain in the patient’s room during the duration of their visit except when directed by hospital staff to leave during aerosol-generating procedures or others procedures as directed by NUMC staff
  • Visitors will not be allowed to wait in the lobby areas
  • All visitors must be greater than 18 years of age except as determined by NUMC
  • NUMC encourages visitors to remain closely connected to their loved ones through virtual visual means such as Skype or FaceTime


Elmont Mon – Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Hempstead Mon – Fri: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Oceanside Mon – Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Roosevelt Mon – Thurs 8:00 a.m. -4 p.m.;
Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
SOC Mon – Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Westbury Mon – Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WIC Mon – Fri: 8:00 a.m -12:00 p.m.
Care Coordination Mon – Fri: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Dental Mon – Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
(at Roosevelt and Elmont only)